Adult Diaper Co. Must Pay For Worker Retaliation In FCA Suit

By Mike LaSusa (April 12, 2019, 9:59 PM EDT) -- Coloplast Corp., which makes adult diapers and other incontinence products, will have to pay just over $760,000 for retaliating against a worker after she and others filed a whistleblower suit against the company and some of its distributors, a federal jury in Massachusetts said on Friday.

The jury verdict awarded $762,525 to plaintiff Amy Lestage, a former account manager at Coloplast who brought a False Claims Act suit along with Kimberly Herman, the company's former president, and account manager Kevin Roseff.

Lestage said she was suspended, given a less profitable workload when she returned to work, and was countersued after Coloplast...

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